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FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
health care law was not ready for prime tim. the documents we are now reviewing tell a much, much different story than what officials testified to congress. the white house continues to claim healthcare.gov is working better. public sentiment, however, is worsening. a new gallup poll shows the majority of americans, 52 percent, say they want a law scaled back or repealed outright compared with 50% to felt that way in october. 37 percent said they want a law expanded or kept as is. joining us now, senior fellow at the manhattan institute, former health care policy adviser to the romney campaign and also the author of the new book, how medicaid fails the poor. great to have you here. a member teeseven number of visitors, abovehree and a half million people. should we care? what does it tell us? >> we should care because the old plan is that people had have been canceled. if they cannot get insurance under the new system it is a big problem. it is not just a big problem for those individuals, but the viability of the insurance companies that are now trying to sign up people for whom
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
with the wisdom to respond with whatever policies and laws might be needed to ensure greater peace and security in our land. bless us this day and every day and may all that is done be for your greater honor and glory. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house her pproval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: mr. speaker, pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, i demand a vote on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it, the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: madam speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this questi
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thing is we are not following our laws anymore. call.thank you for the this is another tweeter saying -- bloomberg news has this story based on the economic power of the u.s. and the power viewed around the world. simon kennedy writes -- when the u.s. grew at a healthy pace, its citizens were buyers, fueling demands for the goods in china and other nations. the cap the world's economy humming. it may not work that way anymore . a rebounding u.s. is giving less support for you -- for global growth than it has in the past. the smallest u.s. current account deficits since 1999 shows the trend and the discovery of new domestic sources of oil and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to freep.com. next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre i
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
into royalty, grew up poor, he was the first black man to open a law firm in south africa. he was a well educated, sophisticated man. he knew white south africa, black south africa, poor south africa, wealthy south africa. one of his supporters said at the time when they were looking for a leader for this mass movement, in walks this six foot two inch massive demand. they said, yup, he is the one. mandela said at one of his first meetings, he stood in the room with the elders and said, i will be the first black president of south africa. he said that in the 1950s. >> and in south africa in recent line, what it was like to up in 1994, that first election. they still had tears in their eyes, still very vivid to them. legacy ofd that the nelson mandela would not be enough, that there was still a lot of work to be done in south africa. the country has problems. it is one of the leading places of rape in the country, aids is rampant. unemployment between the ages of 20 and 50 is more than 50%. but nelson mandela set the stage for the future. of them,t out the best this kind and gentle man. he
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
in the district, we've made some modifications through a comprehensive committee that include law enforcement, representative from the juvenile justice system, the courts and we recognize there's a huge issue here that we need to address. there's been a -- >> okay. let me quickly get way in, kenneth, the concept of zero tolerance was clearly created for a reason. has it gone in the wrong direction? what changed in education that we really needed this? >> what a didn't hear an answer to is what is zero tolerance. my question having worked in school for 30 plus years is what is zero tolerance? is that a 50% tolerance or 25% tolerance or is that what we're going to? i agree there are concerns about suspensions, puexpulsions and arrests. i'm not an advocate of this, there are disproportionate implications as well. my concern is out on the front lines in the school, what does that equate to. what is a minor misdemeanor that we're now going to handcuff school police officers and tell them they're not allowed to apply the law. if my child is assaulted in school, are they not allowed to follow the la
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a look at a headline today from "the washington post". here's what it said. it said enrollment surges at u.s. online health care exchange. they're braggifg- jonah, about the fact that they got 56,000 people to sign up over three days in december. what do you think about those numbers, and what do you think about that headline? >> well, you know, any rise from zero or, essentially, zero is mathematically very large and can be called a surge. it doesn't mean that those numbers are actually hitting what they need to hit. they need 200,000 people to sign aeát with the number of cancellations that they've already had. moreover, w
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
are familiar with the law. getting healthy young people to sign up for obama care is a key component of the law's success. and though he's not exactly young, per se, president obama will be signing up through the online exchange. his policy will come with substantial out-of-pocket costs, though, because it will not be taxpayer subsidized. >>> in the investigation into actor paul walker's death, officials say there is no evidence that drag racing played any part in that tragic accident. overnight, fans gathered at a memorial to pay tribute to the fallen "fast & furious" star. walker's co-star, vin diesel, spoke to them. >> i just wanted to say thank you, thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> nbc's joe fryer has new details about the crash and just how fast the porsche might have been going. >> reporter: investigators are looking at every possibility as they try to figure out what happened after actor paul walker got into the passenger seat of this red porsche and before he and driver roger rodas were
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
to file class action law suits, helping to avoid costly court cases about overtime and wage issues. workers will not be able to ban together over workplace disputes. >> the midwest rapped in a chill. let's go to nicole mitchell, meteorologist. >>> good morning, the temperatures dropped scantly after the last few days, and going down more as we head to the weekend. look at the national pictures. parts of colorado, and into the northern area of minnesota. that's where we have seen a couple of persistent bands. if you go back not to 5am yesterday or 5am the day before. you have consistent know since then, and the totals, places north, like two harbours over two feet. you may think it sounds awful and there has been a lot of accidents. people are starting to rack up the cross country skiing. more on the way today. as we go over time, it's blowing. temperatures are dropping and we have at winter storm warnings up. it is spreading south. some places to the south where we see fog. the combination of the warm hair, dense fog, arkansas and texas, we saw some of this, making the driving diff
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
poor execution in implementing the latest stage of the new law. >> circling the globe. secretary of state john kerry and vice president joe biden meeting with allies and adversaries on issues from iran to afghanistan and china's territorial dispute with japan. before we get down to business in beijing today, the vice president surprised chinese citizens lined up for visas at the u.s. embassy. >>> white-out. a brutal winter storm blanketing the country. snow, ice, and a deep freeze. we'll have a live report from a very snowy denver, colorado. >>> and our favorite fictional anchorman has conquered broadcast news. now he's about to take on "sportscenter." >> you can have south beach, lebron. ronn burgundy is taking his talents to bristol. >>> and good day. i need ron burgundy it fill in for me today. i'm andrea mitchell, a little under the weather today in washington, where president obama is moving from offense to defense, trying to drive home the benefits of his health care plan despite its faulty rollout. it's a message he's going to be repeating every day between now and his ant
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
as the least productive in our american history. >> 55 bills have been signed into law. this is the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american penn. >> it's literally a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they are doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records and that's twice if you count john boehner's fingernails. >> good morning it's thursday, december 5th. the tree lit up last night. that was quite an event. wasn't it? >> kate and jack were watching last night. very exciting. >> good night. >> for a tree that they senselessly slaughtered. >> welcome to the show. we got contributor mike barnacle, also dragged involuntarily from his family. katty kay. and senior political editor for the white house and white house correspondent for "huffington post," sam stein. and katy, quite a bit of news today. >> apart from the tree. >> apart from the tree and apart from willie. a press conference in tallahassee today that may shake up college football. >> yeah. the superstar freshman quarterback for florida state
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
, which is what they did, and we're sorry, but this is the way it is now, and it's the law, to quote in the white house. >> covering fannies. should say, we goofed. it would be stating the obvious, but too late for that. all right. very good seeing you again. thank you. >> good to see you. >> in the fight of her life but mary lan drew says she does not regret the vote that could end her political life. >> the affordable care act, the bill itself, has very good concepts and i would support it again, but that doesn't excuse the poor rollout of what should have happened. >> what's going on here? this shifting, pointing fingers, frank has been following this so other democrats might not be so sure and confident. what are we to make of this. >> make that she should not be using the phrase, got good concept. is it a good concept when the doctor says i'm going to abandon my patients because i simple. my am not being reembersed? it is a good concept when the insurance companies are saying we can't put people back on their plans after they changed? is it a good concept? when you're actually t
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
also which hasn't moved in the senate. >> if the president won't scrap this law, isn't it time for him to delay it for all americans before it does further harm? >> federal officials are now urging people to stop using paper applications in fear they won't be processed by the december 23rd deadline for health insurance coverage starting january 1st. arthel, back to you. >> elizabeth, thanks a lot. >>> nelson mandela's family making their first statement since the death of the anti-apartheid leader. their family spokesperson talking about their loss and the outpouring of support from all over the world. >> we have lost a great man. greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nation. a caring leader who made time for all, and we will dearly miss him. >> mandela died on thursday at the age of 95 after a long illness. president obama, as well as former presidents bill clinton, george w. bush, all expected to attend ceremonies in south africa in the next several days. before he is buried in his rural hometown one week from tomorrow. >>> a real leader in very many ways, on many leve
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
of the health care law. what does that entail? >> this is what democrats wanted for two years. they say every day between now and december 23rd they will do some event to talk about each day one different good part of the health care law in their view. the idea is they got to do something about this sinking poll numbers for health care reform. they got to recalibrate the debate gaven they went through the worst possible coverage of the roll out. the question is, can that work. if the site does work. if people does start to get health care coverage you'll get a different debate. the question is how much damage was done and is this thing fixed? you guys had a good conversation yesterday on the show yes the front end fixed but is the back end fixed in a way to lead people getting coverage that they can trust that insurance companies know what benefits they are getting as far as subsidy from the government to provide. >> if you go on this big campaign to highlight the website and highlight the plan and program it better work, right? so the front end of the website will work but there's problems w
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, the court declined to hear appeals by amazon and overstock.com to throw out a new york state law forcing them to collect sales tax even though they don't have a physical presence in that state. c-net news maggie is joining us to explain what it means for all of us who shop online. does the supreme court's refusal to hear this case about the new york law open the door for other states to start collecting sales tax from online purchases too? >> what it will probably do is some states may feel that they can pass some laws that will do this, as well. right now, not every state that has sales tax is collecting that on online purchases. and some states have passed these laws and some haven't yet. >> explain that. it depends on what state you live in in terms of how online taxing works. >> exactly. what's interesting here is in new york state, for example, they did pass, they were one of the first to pass a law that you would have to have sales tax collected but then in illinois, for example, they passed a similar law and that state supreme court threw out that law. and so now you have a situat
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
, let's start with you. you know the state of florida and the laws there and how these investigations work. this seems to boil down to a he said, she said here and an incredible length of time between when the attack happened and now. we're waiting to hear more on why charges will not be filed. legally, what were we looking at here? >> well, he said, she said cases where sexual assault is alleged do get prosecuted and often lead to convictions. what's different here was you had that start then stop then start again timeline. there was some inconsistencies in some of the accounts given by the alleged victim. so at the time the state attorney was looking at the case, it was, is this something where there's a significant likelihood of a conviction? i think a lot of prosecutors would look at everything that we've seen in recent times and say this would have been a very tough case to get a conviction. he may have made the right decision. >> you refer to the timeline. let's see if we can put it up. december 7th, the alleged sexual assault was reported. this was december of last year. januar
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
off the terror watch list. frankly the nationalization immigration law, once you labeled someone on a terrorist, it's very difficult to take them off. and that did happen as you said in 2008, it took an act of congress. we actually had to pass legislation, condoleezza went to the hill and asked them to pass the legislation and finally president bush signed that law, signed that legislation into law. but today, i understand from many high ranking anc officials homeland security continues to treat some of them as needing a waiver to get into the united states, which is an embarrassment and what secretary rice said today, at the time, we can't allow president mandela, a man of his stature to be continue to be treated as a terrorist by the united states. we needed to do this and do it before he passed away. but also, we need to honor his memory today by also making sure that homeland security honors of legislation that secretary kerry and for that matter senator obama when they were both senators, helped to pass. so, yes, officially they are off the terror list but the way in which h
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
members have been getting questions all year long about what this complex health care law means for them. >> critics say the site is an attempt to steer people away from the legitimate insurance enrollment site and they're calling for the site to be shut down. >>> local schools are recipients of a federal grant aimed at bulking up the work force. they're awarding u.c. san francisco about $675,000. merit university and oakland is receiving more more in grant money. it's an effort to hire more nurses and other health professionals ahead of an expected surge in patients under the affordable care act. >>> back down to the bay area, a cold snap tonight along with a low temperature. some cities are also dealing with rain. this is new video just brought into our news room a couple of minutes ago from the chinatown area in downtown oakland, and you can see there, some people, well, weren't totally prepared. hey, whatever works. they weren't totally prepared for that wet weather. it's not just rain we're dealing with. we'll also get a little snow in the bay area. >> it is cold enough we will pick
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
, the republicans have launched their own campaign to refund and repeal the law. republican leaders are promoting reports that people have been canceled from their low coverage insurance plans and insurance plans in the exchanges have dropped doctors and options. an obama care critic is a contender for the gop president nomination. new york representative peter king will meet with a well-placed political operative in new hampshire later this month. his name comes up on the short list of republicans who might want to run. king tells cnn he is not asking for endorsement or donations and will not make up his mind about running, quote, for another year and a half. >> we are already talking about it for a year and a half. >>> president obama having trouble talking about a meeting with a controversial relative. >> he said he never met with a relative in the country illeg illegal illegally. brian todd with more. >> reporter: poppy and victor, this is about an uncle of the president who has gone through legal problems with immigration and it is about the impression the white house has given. white house
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
question is, under law, ferc and deal we have joined authority. it's not real clear -- and d.o.e. -- how that authority if it all, is coordinated. madam chairwoman, is there any ad hoc protocol with the department of energy on how you review the permit process and how d.o.e. interviews just the fact that it's i in the national interest to do the exports? >> thank you for the question. it is a very important part of our work, and as commissioner clark said, we have 13 substantial applications pending. we primarily worked in our own lane, which is to review the environment and safety issues of the facilities. and d.o.e. reviews the actual national interest, national security issues with the export of the commodity. and so i think our staff communicates so we understand what our mutual status of our, but if we don't actually to my knowledge actually collaborate on the cases. we do our work and they do our work -- their work to my knowledge. >> is there any interest at the commission's level with some congressional legislative guidance on how that process should be coordinated, if at all? >>
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
. he couldn't vote. it was against the law to have his picture. he couldn't touch his wife's hands for 16 years of his 26 years in jail. yet he came out advocating reconciliation and negotiating with his oppressors and tried to be inclusive. i think the way he did it was equal to what he did and it's incomparable. one of us that grew up in the post-civil rights era it tempered a lot of us that got to know him. the mandela way was not only to fight for change but become the change and he symbolized that in epic proportions. few times i was honored to be around him, you were always moved by this balance of gravity and humility, you never saw in anyone else. he was such a humble and great guy at the same time. it is really something that we probably, president obama said, we'll never see again. >> john meacham, i was talking to my 10-year-old girl about nelson mandela, explaining about him, what he had done, the sacrifices he made, the way he changed this country and the world. i'm wondering, though, of course, my 10-year-old girl didn't know an awful lot about nelson mandela. and we
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
that president obama back when he was a law school student had stayed with him in cambridge, i thought it was the right thing to do to go ask him. nobody had asked him in the past, and the president said he in fact had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school, and he stayed with him for a brief period of time until his apartment was ready. >> so that's what jay carney says. the only real difference here was that he, jay carney, physically asked the president face-to-face, whether he met with the uncle, and that was the difference. the president said, yes, i met with him and stayed with him for three weeks. i spoke with the attorney for the uncle. the uncle's name is an youngo obama. but the uncle threw a congratulatory party for barack obama when he graduated from harvard law school. that's where they're trying to iron out some of the contradictions. >> the uncle came as a student to the united states. was about to be deported, but what, for 50 years, there was this case going on, and only in the last few days has he been told he can stay in the united states legally. >
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> robin joins me again and charles ogletree, professor at harvard law school. one activist said moral leaders go to places that are sometimes unlikely and unexpected for their cause. it's okay to see them as a hero but a hero with flaws. what do you make of that statement? >> i think he's a great hero, and i think the flaws need to be taken into context. he's a man who suffered a lot, spent 27 years in jail, treated differently because he was a part of the apartheid system, many people in africa didn't have support. i like what he was able to do and he's a chance sended guy who will have impact not just now but well into the 21st and 22 nd century because of what he's able to do. >> it's interesting to see throughout the history of the struggle, professor ogletree, the defy yens, campaign, working with colored south africans, indians to get a unified response and then the evolution from non-violence from civil disobedience to an armed struggle when they found they basically couldn't get any headway using civil disobedience. >> right, and i think the thing that's missing in a lot of th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
technology used by law enforcement to bring down criminals and the crime rate. that's next on al jazeera. >> they are some of the meanest streets in the country. two cities where the california dream has really been fading into a reality of crime, but oakland and richmond, california, are fighting back. not with boots on the ground, but with bots. technologhat can track a gunshot from thousands of miles away. "techknow's" lindsay moran spent time on the ground to find out how this works. >> reporter: oakland and richmond is a network of high tech ears. acoustic sensors that could be a game changing in reducing gun violence. it's part of "shot spotter." within seconds after a gun is fired the system pinpoints the location, and alerts police dispatchers and patrol units. >> the first thing it shows is that there were multiple gunshot fires and give us pinpoint location. i almost have realtime information where shots are being fired and where i'm going. >> here's how it works. when a gun is fired, the sound is picked up and recorded by multiple season cores placed in different locations. ea
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> university of detroit law prover larry dubin says creditors seeking to claim what they are ode go after the city's art for compensation. >> i think creditors will fight as hard as they can. >> during the bankruptcy elegibility federal judge steven rhodes didn't say whether he'd allow the sale of prized artwork. he cautioned the city to take care when deciding to sell assets the detroit institute of arts is readying to a fight. they released this statement which reads this part: >> if the collection is jeopardise the dia is committed to taking action to preserve the cultural birth right for future generation generations. >>> some creditors say the cityies collection of classic cards >> chicago is facing a similar crisis, saddled with a $19 billion pension plan. the city must boost its contribution by $590 million. increasing the money to $1.5 billion. the mayor said the citiy will be forced to double property taxes or eliminate services. >> bureau of stat is it thes said union membership decreased. there's an age disparity. >> the rate is 15.6%. for workers 55 to 64. the numbers drops fr
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
competitive impacts of our ability to affect strategic interest. my first question is under the law, ferc and the doe have joint authority. it's not clear how that authority if at all is coordinated. madam chair, is there any ad hoc protocol with the department of energy on how you review the permit process and how doe interviews the fact that it's in the national interest to do the exports? >> thank you for the question. it's a very important part of the work and we have 13 substantial applications pendi pending. we primarily work in our own lane which is to review the environment and safety issues in the facilities and they review the actual national interests, national security interests with the export of the commodity so i think our staff communicate so we understand what the mutual statuses are, but we don't actually to my knowledge actually collaborate on the cases. we do our work and they do our work to our knowledge. >> is there any interest at the commission's level with some congressional legislative guidance on how that process should be coordinated if at all? we do the delays
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
few days as this icy storm laws across the country. >> wintery warnings from texas to tennessee. take a look at your world in 90 seconds. >> tonight one of the worst ice storms in years stretches from texas to pennsylvania. >> reporter: ice, sleet and snow covers parts of oklahoma, arkansas, tennessee and texas. >> utilities crews in texas and arkansas tried to knock heavy ice off power lines before they snapped from the weight. on ramps became as slippery as bobsled runs. you could hear pellets of ice pound the ground in denton, texas, north of dallas. 1/2-inch of freezing rain and snow made the roads treacherous for drivers. >> go really slow and easy on the brakes. >> hundreds of thousands were customers were without power as of friday morning. >> and hundreds of flights are canceled. >> the ice storm is absolutely our worst situation. >> this storm is blamed for at least one death in oklahoma. >> see all kinds of different things happen out there and 99.9% of them are preventible. >> parts of arkansas could see temperatures drop to 0. >> if this refreezes, it just makes it that m
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
in our law enforcement officials. >> i did listen to them. i did hear them. >> reporter: neil lost his 6-year-old son jesse. while he didn't want the calls to be released, he felt compelled to listen. >> i felt it was something i needed to do or wanted to do, just to know. you know, jesse was my son. i brought him into the world. >> reporter: some victims relatives like the daughter of slain principal dawn, the audio helped paint a complete picture. there is nothing on the recordings that violates the victim's privacy, she said, the public has the right to know. one thing all the victim's families stand united on, continuing their loved one's legacy. >> i prefer to focus less on the tragedy but instead be seen as something in a person that is going to help prevent future violence in this country. >> i guess if i had one wish, i wish that everyone could do an act of kindness or try to do a good deed and remember a tragedy in the victims in honor of sandy hook elementary school children and the teachers. >> a media organizations across the country delicately debated what, if anything, from
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
to apples. you know, we've had since i think 1940 this mccarron-ferguson law that allows insurance companies under the anti-trust laws. it suppresses competition. what the aca does is enhances competition because you can see policies stacked up right against each other. that is a wonderful thing. what am i hearing from the folks in my district? the people who are uninsured, the people who have pre-existing conditions in pennsylvania alone, you know, we have 2.4 million people with pre-existing conditions. these are the winners in this whole situation. i was talking to a gentleman who has age onset diabetes. and he told me because of that, you know, it wasn't because he was obese. he was not. he was just age onset diabetic. it was costing him $1800 a month to have health care coverage. he said he looked into it, that was more than people with pacemakers. and so under the new system, he's not discriminated against because of his age onset diabetes. and he pays a much more reasonable rate. >> pennsylvania congressman matt cartwright, thanks so much. programming note i want to pass along. if you
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
laws in this country gave rise to apartheid laws in south africa in 1948. even to now, apartheid is no longer a racial matter and social issues but economic, health care, educational, job apartheid is present even today, and he was simply saying that going into iraq was a preemptive strike, broke international law. as a matter of fact, the biggest demonstration in the history of the world took place that day, people saying do not invade iraq. now we admit that 100,000 plus iraqis have been killed, 6,000 plus americans have been killed, 50,000 plus injured, we were wrong. had the wrong target. he was saying we were wrong. president barack obama said we were wrong. the fact is we were wrong. >> what did mandela think about the united states? >> had high hopes for america and had high regard for america. one of the first places he came when he was freed was america, because the fact is demonstrations here, since led by randall robertson and eleanor holmes norton and maxine waters, for a year we demonstrated every day, going to jail to protest. the u.s. congress declared sanctions on
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >>> well, the white house has backed away from a reported statement made two years ago that president obama had never met an uncle who lives near boston. well, it turns out that the president not only knew him, he once lived with him. why so much confusion? cnn's brian todd has more. >> reporter: he's a 69-year-old man who works at a liquor store near boston and he's now caught up in the president's latest political migraine. the man's name, onyango obama, also called omar, the president's uncle. "the boston globe" previously cited the white house as saying the president and hess uncle had never met, but the white house press secretary now says this -- >> the president said that he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school and that he stayed with him for a brief period of time until his -- the president's apartment was ready. >> reporter: in recent days the uncle said that barack obama stayed with him for three weeks in
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
for the police and law enforcement. he was able to say where the sounds of the shooting were coming from. he was able to say when there was gunfire and silence at well. at one point he is confronted by responding offices and the dispatcher says tell them who you are, and he says custodian, when they realize, they say tell the dispatcher to get connecticut police here and the dispatcher says tell them their on their way. so there is so much that was going on and so much that was happening on so quickly as police try to determine exactly what was happening in the school that you hear the urgency and you realize the horror of what is going on unfolding not almost immediately but in stages as you hear them calling for the connecticut state police while they try to remain quiet and hidden. >> can you explain why we're not playing the tapes? >> a team of very smart people are listening to them, determining the value, determining what is news worthy. what is of value. clearly everyone, not just here at cnn but elsewhere wants to maintain the dignity of the families and what they lost. nobody apts t
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
university. he received an honorary dr. of law degree. reports, he iss still honored here in the nation's capital. people is not keeping away as the memorial grows. mandela was the embodiment of everything he stood for. >> people saying the african nations anthem. tells me -- wela do this out of respect for the people. >> parking here is not easy. people walked several blocks. he felt compelled to stand here this morning. >> i had to pay my respects for this man. >> the 95-year-old was known for his integrity. his lifelong struggle to unify his nation has eternally touched those here. >> it was a way to reconcile people. >> there will be nightly vigils out here through tuesday. a memorial service is scheduled for wednesday at the national cathedral. in northwest, abc 7 news. >> take a look at this, a sign of how truly one man can make a global impact. newspapers on the world are paying tribute to nelson mandela on their front pages. they are outside of the newsy him. >> visitors are leaving their well wishes at the museum of african art. this is on display and people can leave messages
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
. and while owning south africa's first black law firm he train derailment here. >> he train trai trained here. today young men train in a moderate thmoderately new space. when mandela train derailment ts concrete. now they are free. >> thanks to mandela. thanks to mandela amen. >> thanks to mandell mandela itt inside of the ring. this is the equipment he used. >> out back the security guard showed me the equipment that he once used. memories of a boxer that fought and won. >> travel conditions are deteriorating across the capitol right now that is a live shot of washington, d.c. the snow is coming down accumulating snowfall across the capitol. and now in new york city the clouds are on the way and so is the snow five inches of snow across virginia and i-81 is going to be treacherous. we are looking at rain on the backside of the system and temperatures are dropping down below freezing. everywhere you see a black die diamond that is an accident. i want everyone to use caution on the roadways. >> thank you for watching al jazeera. ""the stream" is next. check out our website as well at aljazeer
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
still has major laws. duing lou ziader has the very latest. >> with the web site functioning at least better now it is not a question of how many people sign up but what kind of people sign up for health insurance. the president stopped a white house youth summit that is exactly the kind of crowd he is looking for to get out this message. these are also the potential customers they drool over. they use so few healthcare services. obamacare depends on their buy in literally. >>ed the product is good. it is affordable to quote joe biden. if you are a student body president set up on campus. if you are president have a happy hour. >> a poll out shows the challenges the white house is facing on this. do you approve of obamacare or disapprove asking 18-29-year-olds 57 percent disapprove of the law. 22 percent are without health insurance. of that group less than a third, just 29 percent plan to enroll. that is a real challenge now for the white house. they point to security issues on the web site and doctor shortages. 40 to 50 percent of the numbers in their older plans are being canceled
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
in the decision we make and make sure we make the right decision. i have been in law enforcement nearly 50 years. and my prosecution experience has taught me that we need to handle each case equally and fairly. and it's a search for the truth. we did so in this case. our city has two universities, major universities here. and we have dealt with athletes on prior occasions, and made decisions at some time to prosecutor them if the facts merited it. we have carefully examines all of the evidence in this case and have concluded that no charges will be filed against anyone in this case. >> there you have it. that is the headline. i want to talk about this with a number of people at the top of the show. we have cnn's legal analyst and former prosecutor sunny hostin, prosecuted many a rape case, and also former falcons player jamaal anderson, and cnn's martin savidge. big news for folks in tallahass tallahassee. martin, let me begin with you because this percolated. this was a drip, drip slowly. a lot of questions over why this happened and why it took -- we're two days shy of a year to finding out wh
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
feet, that goes really high. how are these drones going to work? >> exactly. the law mandates you can use up to that level where you can enjoy the fulfillment of your land. so essentially, you know, if a drone flies over your summer barbecue, can you call the cops isn't the law is murky at this point. i would say possibly yes if that's interrupting the fulfillment of your land. at some point it's going to have to go low enough to land on someone's doorstep. that's huge. there's no law that will allow that at this point. >> amazon's reaction to these regulatory issues and potential blocks, what have they been s saying about that? >> amazon is saying they're hopeful the federal aviation administration will have laws in place by as early as 2015. the reality is i really don't think that will be the case. they're currently working on ways to integrate these small drones into the air space, but they're only working with drones that have a remote pilot. the ones that bezos are proposing are completely autonomous. for the safety reasons we just described, that is sort of a recipe for disaste
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
or anything like that. it's going to be the law of the land. so republicans really need to figure out, you know, how are they going to deal with that. i think as sort of things get worked out, as long as there are no more catastrophic problems, which is not out of the question, i mean, it could happen with price increases or people losing their insurance. i mean, that could happen. but as long as things go relatively normal, i don't see any kind of just bottoming out like you saw with bush. >> yeah, and there's a lot of cyclical aspects of that. jon ward, thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me, guys. >> you bet. up next, it turns out there was a lot more to paul walker than his charm and good looks. what we're learning about the heartthrob's heart of gold after his death. that's next. turn to roc® retinol correxion®. one week, fine lines appear to fade. one month, deep wrinkles look smoother. after one year, skin looks ageless. high performance skincare™ only from roc®. take skincare to the next level with new roc® multi correxion® 5 in 1, proven to hydrate dryness, il
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Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare cortizone-10 has the strongest nonprescription itch medicine plus moisturizers to help heal skin fast. cortizone-10. feel the heal. >>> all right. the latest chapter in this, did toronto's crack-smoking mayor try to buy a video that allegedly showed him doing just that puffing on a crack pipe? the latest in the ever growing scandal. >> new court documents indicate the mayor, rob ford, allegedly offered cash and a car in exchange for the incriminating video. information is coming from police wiretaps of suspected gang members. they were quoted as saying, rob ford was smoking his rocks. >> that's what you say apparently. >> that's what they say. >> another time they claim he was doing heroin. there are many other shocking statements in these court documents. the mayor was on the radio today denying it all. >> what do you sty that? these are wiretapped from gang members who say that you offered $5,000, if not more, $150,000 and a car, to confiscate the video of you doing cra
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. sunnyvale's strict new gun laws take effect. gun owners who lost their firerm a or had them stolen have to call police in 48 hours. the city will start tracking the sale of ammunition. the nra promised to fight the new law in court. let's check our chilly forecast this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you, scott. one more hour of that freeze warning, it should be able to expire on time at 9:00 a.m. temperatures are still in the 30s, we head throughout day we'll end up in the 50s so another cold day on tap. then a storm system moves through into tonight. so this is what we're expecting. showers starting up by 9:00 p.m., widespread across the bay area. as we continue into tomorrow morning we got a cold blast of air. talking about really low snow levels and the potential of a mix of rain and snow down to the valley floor level. next week very cold conditions continue each morning. let's check your drive. >> look at palo alto. the only real issue is an increase in traffic but heading into the sun. slowing for 101 and 280 through the trees
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
will sleep in the snow and make sure it works. >> law enforcement urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet. >>> it may soon cost more to ride bart during the morning and evening rush hours. janine de la vega is joining us live from the bart station to tell us how riders could be effected by the premium plan. >> reporter: good morning, brian. in about an hour the peak commute hours will begin. we will see a lot more foot traffic here. the bart board of directors talked about raising prices during that time at their recent meeting. the san francisco chronicle is reporting bart officials are preparing to look into peak period fares. charging higher prices during the busiest hours or most congested station. more analysis is needed so that is why the idea is being explored on how it will work. the board says now is not the time to raise prices since the transit agency went through two strikes and trains have been experiencing mechanical problems. >> i don't think its fair. they need to find ways to cut down on their cost and spending and
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:30am PST
he was a law school student had stayed with him in cambridge, i thought it was the right thing to do to go ask him. >> carney went on to say the white house had zero involvement in the case and the president has not seen his uncle in 20 years. as for omar obama, an immigration judge said he could stay in the country because he qualified for permanent residency. >>> the man once call called america's top cop back in the big apple. new york mayor elect bill deblass yo announced bill bratton as new yorks's police commissioner. he ran the police force 20 years ago and he vowed to repair the relationship between officers and minority neighborhoods amid the nypd's controversial stop and frisk program, a tactic he has embraced in the pass while the incoming mayor has criticized it, bratton said a book he read when he was 9 will guide him on his new beat. >> i checked this thing out so often that i don't think anybody else in boston ever saw it. it is a book about the new york city police department of 1956 and i loved the title "your police." in this city, i want every new yorker to talk ab
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
sleep in the snow and make sure it works. >> law enforcement urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet by sunrise tomorrow. elevations above 2,000 feet could see 3 to 8 inches of snow. now, check frequently with ktvu.com for weather updates including alerts and warnings. there are forecasts for your neighborhood. we'll post all of the information on facebook and twitter. >>> 7:38. it may soon cost more to ride b.a.r.t. during the morning and even rush hours. the b.a.r.t. board is looking into charging higher fares during the transit systems busiest hours when many commuters are heading to or from work or school. riders would pay more at b.a.r.t.'s busiest stations. the so-called peak-hour premium plan is already used in other u.s. cities including washington, d.c. >>> 7:38. a retired santa clara county superior court judge will lead a special task force to investigate the alleged hate crime at san jose state. cordle is also san jose's police independent aud eter. the president of san jose state says they will propose recommendat
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
'll bring you the very latest. >>> plus as americans scramble to catch up on the new health care law. new accusations dozens of russian diplomats may have been scamming our existing system for big bucks. more on what they're accused of doing. >>> a hiker survives in freezing temperatures after falling down one of the most popular volcanoes in the country. hear about her dramatic rescue, all "happening now." jon: well, a wicked ice storm takes aim at america's midsection. hello, i'm jon scott. >> hello, everybody, happy friday to do you, i'm jenna lee. freezing rain and sleet and snow. watches and warnings are already in effect for multiple states stretching from texas you will all the way into ohio as millions and millions people line the path of this early winter storm. jon: nothing but rain outside of our windows right now. texas, snow and freezing rain created huge mess on the road, also in the skies. hundreds of flights already canceled in dallas alone. in new mexico, people there are digging out as much as six inches of know fell in albuquerque, closing schools and bringing that city
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
republican leaders don't son concerned. >> i think it's a bad idea to revisit a law that is actually working and reducing spending for the government. >> not all republicans are at peace with it. congressman howell rogers of kentucky chairs the appropriations committee and says the current cuts and the next round are gruesome. >> a $20 billion cut to the military above and beyond what they already sustained. that would be very, very severe. >> reporter: congressman moran questions the real incentive for getting a deal done. >> we could fix the budget situation in a bipartisan way won hours, but the leadership doesn't want that done. they don't want to make deals. >> during back the sequester and preventing another government shut down would required them working together and that would be progress. >> reporter: we did see that paul ryan and patty measure which neat today. no news of a budget deal yet but they're trying to find a number that makes both sides happy. >> i love it, libby 37 corner them in the hallways. libby casey on capitol hill for husband. >> in ten days the nation will the o
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Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ clears his throat ] ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community:? the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> these days more technology means more ways to spy on all of us. congress doesn't seem eager to outlaw surveillance by the nsa. general spider marks, before we went to the break, christopher said a lot of innocents are being swept up on this. we're not seeing people be arrested randomly. does he overstate the case, general? >> the fact of the matter is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
it an outlet for stress and anger. whilst running the first law firm he trained here. today it's the soweto ymca. >> i used to get in trouble, so i started boxing. >> what kind of trouble? >> you know. >> young men from soweto train in a modern space. when nelson mandela boxed the ring was made of concrete. [ inaudible ] >> thanks to nelson mandela. >> thanks to nelson mandela. >> thanks to nelson mandela's south africa's fight is kept inside. ring. >> it's changed, all the fighting. >> right here, the equipment that nelson mandela would have used. >> out back a security guard showed me equipment nelson mandela would have used. mem bris -- memories of a boxer who showed a different fight. is >> and michael is here with sport. i didn't realise nelson mandela was a boxer. >> a good boxer. >> let's turn to the nfl. adrian peterson, minnesota vikings, was carted off the field with an ankle injury after a tackle by arthur brown. he won the vible player award. he was questionable to play due to a groin injury. he was the leader with 1200 and 8 yards. history made in park city utah. the united st
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